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Contracting Hiv

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Ask the Experts

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

...a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...drug use, i.e., using HIV-contaminated needles or having sexual contact with an HIV-infected drug user. With 40,000 Americans contracting HIV each year, there are clearly many people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection... Read more »

human saliva. contracting hiv

hi doc. i was at a club lastnight i was tlking to a friends that has been tested positive for hiv... Read more »

Contracting HIV

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KCET's "Life and Times" Examines How Black, Latino Women in Los Angeles County Are Contracting HIV From Former Prison Inmates

...from partners who have been released from prison. Women traditionally have not been seen as part of a group at high risk of contracting HIV, Felix Capro, associate medical director for HIV services at AltaMed Health Services , said. HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

...rupture of membranes and preterm delivery also put infants born to HIV-positive women with genital herpes at an increased risk of contracting HIV (Chen et al., Obstetrics and Gynecology , December 2005). However, Chen said more studies need to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Price Introduces Bill That Would Compensate Individuals Who Contracted HIV Through Blood Transfusions

...financial assistance to non-hemophiliacs who contracted HIV through blood transfusions or organ transplants ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/24/02). "Americans who have contracted AIDS through HIV-contaminated products deserve the same... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five Toddlers Die of AIDS in Kazakhstan After 61 Contract HIV in Medical Treatment

... On Monday, a regional health official said five of at least 61 toddlers who contracted HIV during medical treatment in southern Kazakhstan have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Of about 13,000 children who received treatments Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get your comments on the likelihood of contracting HIV if this girl was infact, positive? Thank you. Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...Hi there, I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+? Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts Read more »